How Do I Get Started with Service-Learning?
If you’re looking for guidance in integrating service-learning into a new course or an existing one, we provide you with valuable insights on everything you need to develop an engaging service-learning syllabus in your discipline. Learn how you can successfully manage the logistics of service-learning, from transportation to training to risk management.
Develop an engaging service-learning syllabus
If you’re looking for guidance in integrating service-learning into a new face-to-face course or an existing one, you find it in this Magna 20-Minute Mentor.
Fast-paced and focused, this professional development program provides valuable insights on everything you need to develop an engaging service-learning syllabus in your discipline.
You learn from Barbara Jacoby, Ph.D., Faculty Associate for Leadership and Community Service-Learning, University of Maryland, College Park.
- Service-learning’s core principles of reflection and reciprocity.
- How service-learning benefits students andcommunities alike.
- How you can incorporate it into virtually any discipline.
- How to develop community partnerships.
- How you can assess student and community outcomes.
- How you successfully manage the logistics of service-learning, from transportation to training to risk management.
At the end of this Magna 20-Minute Mentor you’ll know:
- The benefits of service-learning.
- How you can develop a service-learning course syllabus.
- How to combine the service experience with academic content.
- How you manage the operational details.
Make this program available for ongoing training
Order the Campus Access License and load the CD content onto your institution’s internal web site for unlimited, convenient, on-demand access for all members of your campus community.
Product Code: PM10DA
Barbara Jacoby. Ph.D., is Faculty Associate for Leadership and Community Service-Learning at the Adele H. Stamp Student Union – Center for Campus Life at the University of Maryland, College Park. In this role, she facilitates initiatives involving academic partnerships, service-learning, and civic engagement. She is a Fellow of the University’s Academy for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and was a Center for Teaching Excellence – Lilly Fellow during the 2007-08 academic year. She served as Senior Scholar for the Adele H. Stamp Student Union from 2005-2011, Director of the Office of Community Service-Learning from 2003 to 2005, Director of Commuter Affairs and Community Service from 1992 to 2003, and Director of the Office of Commuter Affairs from 1983 to 2003, all at the University of Maryland.
Dr. Jacoby has served as Campus Compact’s Engaged Scholar for Professional Development. In addition, she is Senior Scholar for the National Clearinghouse for Commuter Programs. She was Director of the National Clearinghouse for Commuter Programs from 1983 to 2003.
Barbara received her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in French Language and Literature in 1978. She is Affiliate Associate Professor of College Student Personnel in the Department of Counseling and Personnel Services, where she teaches doctoral and undergraduate courses.
Jacoby's publications include six books: The Student as Commuter: Developing a Comprehensive Institutional Response (ASHE-ERIC Higher Education Reports, 1989), Service-Learning in Higher Education: Concepts and Practices (Jossey-Bass, 1996), Involving Commuter Students in Learning (Jossey-Bass New Directions for Higher Education, 2000), Building Partnerships for Service-Learning (Jossey-Bass, 2003), Civic Engagement in Higher Education (Jossey-Bass, 2009), and Looking In, Reaching Out: A Reflective Guide for Community Service-Learning Professionals (with Pamela Mutascio, Campus Compact, 2010).
She has been a member of the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education since 1980. She has held many leadership positions in NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and ACPA – College Student Educators International. She was selected as an ACPA Senior Scholar for 2010 to 2015 and received the 2010 Maryland Campus Compact Scholarship Award. Dr. Jacoby writes and consults extensively and makes numerous speeches and presentations across the U.S. and around the world. Her institution and professional associations have recognized her outstanding work on behalf of service-learning and commuter students.
$249 - CD
$300 - Campus Access License
$49 - On-Demand
$99 - CD
$49 - On-Demand
$99 - CD